[CentOS] Non-torrent D/L of 4.3 DVD image?

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Wed Mar 22 22:55:47 UTC 2006

Jack Bailey wrote:
>> you have a local problem on your end or a mis configured bittorrent
>> client - look at this :
>> at time of release, the DVD torrents were seeding ( for x86_64, i386 and
>> ia64 together ) at over 1.3 GiB/sec.
>> its only grown from there. And almost everyone who's commented on it -
>> has said that they have been able to saturate their links with the
>> torrent ( eg. one guy on irc was leeching at 35MiB/sec earlier in the
>> day today ... )
>> I find it hard to believe that in general terms, ftp would offer much
>> better performance.
> I do believe that something is wrong with the setup. I get torrent 
> connection speeds that vary wildly from 10KB/sec to about 200KB/sec. FTP 
> gets me about 1380KB/sec.

surely, these are not centos DVD image torrents you are talking about 
here ?  if they are - can you give me some time scales as to when you 
had this sort of a speed issue ?

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq

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